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TerraForm Power, the spin-off yield co unit of US PV provider SunEdison, has added to its growing portfolio with 77.6MW of distributed generation solar plants in the US.
Ethiopia could see construction of 300MW of PV across a number of government projects going ahead in just over six months, after the country’s public utility signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a US-headquartered developer.
SunEdison has agreed a US$130 million non-recourse debt financing deal with CorpBanca and BBVA for the funding to construct a 69.5MW solar power plant in Chile.
Developer SPI Solar has agreed a deal to buy a major Chinese rooftop mounting manufacturer as it looks to grab a bigger share of the country’s distributed generation (DG) market.
Egypt has invited “pre-qualification submissions” from independent power producers (IPPs) for solar projects of up to 50MW capacity, following the September announcement of the country’s first feed-in tariff (FiT) scheme.
Major PVEP SunPower reported higher GAAP revenue in the third quarter than previously guided due to increase sales in the US that offset weakness in Japan and Europe.
Shunfeng Photovoltaic International, the Chinese manufacturing and project developer, is to issue convertible bonds worth around HK$2.8 billion (US$361 million) to fund its ongoing downstream expansion.
Solar has been tipped as playing a significant role in easing Brazil’s electricity crisis and economic problems that have emerged in the wake of its recent presidential election.
New Jersey’s Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) began construction on its largest solar project to date, amounting to 11.18MW, atop Kinsley Landfill in New Jersey.
SolarCity has launched ZS Beam, a new product for solar car parks that it claims can reduce installation times and reduce costs, ahead of the company’s third quarter earnings report next week.
Hanwha Q CELLS is to add four automated module assembly production lines to its existing main solar cell production facility in Cyberjaya, Malaysia.
Nine companies conducting research and development into energy storage, including for integration of renewable energy, have partnered with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and are set to receive funding from the body.
US-based PV developer NRG Energy and MGM Resorts International have completed what they claim to be the world’s largest rooftop PV array built atop a convention center, in Las Vegas.
US-based solar module manufacturer Stion has agreed to a supply deal of 3MW of solar modules to Inman Solar for installations across the state of Georgia.
Developing and commercialising the blue LED led to the ongoing revolution in the lighting industry, something research facility CSEM wants to emulate with the development of a completely white solar panel.